Culture & Lifestyle

The Three Cauldrons

"I sing of the Cauldron of Wisdomwhich bestows the merit of every art,through which treasure increases,which magnifies every common artisan,which builds up a person through their gift." - Section of the The Caldron of Poesy Art by Naomi Johanna Ilona Nowak "The Three Cauldrons." The name comes from the content and theme of a fascinating… Continue reading The Three Cauldrons

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Folklore and Identity

“A story is telt eye tae eye, mind tae mind, heart to heart.”- Scots Proverb I grew up in rural Perthshire hearing a wealth of legends and stories, told by traditional storytellers. Their stories related to landmarks; standing stones; lochs; or rivers.  Just like those landmarks the stories were every bit a part of the… Continue reading Folklore and Identity

Culture & Lifestyle

Drinking at the Source of Knowledge

"Once upon a time, a noble illustrious king assumed sovranty and sway over Ireland: Cormac grandson of Conn was he. At the time of that king the world was full of every good thing. There were mast and fatness and seaproduce. There were peace and ease and happiness. There was neither murder nor robbery at… Continue reading Drinking at the Source of Knowledge